Proposed Rules

The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to the regulations AMS is responsible for enforcing. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline stated within the notice.
 
Public feedback to notices open for comment is gathered via www.regulations.gov. Please include your full name and mailing address (street, city, state and zip code) with your comments. Your comments must also reference the Title and Document Number. All comments will be posted without change, including any personal information provided. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public via regulations.gov.  If your comments are not able to be transmitted via the document management system, please use the mailing address that is included in the notice.
 
For GIPSA Federal Register notices prior to 2018, please visit the Federal Register
 
Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Datesort ascending Title
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 10/19/2018 Change in Grade and Size Requirements: Oranges, Grapefruit, Tangerines, and Pummelos
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 10/19/2018 Electronic Mailing of Notice of Hearing
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 10/19/2018 Oranges and Grapefruit Grown in Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas: Changing of Container Requirements
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 10/19/2018 Marketing Orders: Hazelnuts Grown in Oregon and Washington
Rulemaking (General) Notice 10/9/2018 Amendments to Quality Systems Verification Programs and Conforming Changes; Withdrawn
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 10/9/2018 Pecans Revision of Reporting Requirements
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 10/9/2018 Marketing Orders: Spearmint Oil Revision of the Salable Quantity and Allotment Percentage
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 10/9/2018 United States Standards: Grades of Pecans
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 10/4/2018 Modification of Handling Regulations - Irish Potatoes
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 10/2/2018 United States Standards: Soybeans